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Mary C. Parlee

Adjunct Lecturer, Accountancy
BS, University of Connecticut, 2008

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Mary Parlee is a CPA and a 2011 Accounting Doctoral Scholar. She graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor’s degree in accountancy in 2008. After graduation, Mary worked at Deloitte & Touche in the firm’s assurance practice for three years. As a senior associate, she primarily served clients in the industries of consumer products and utilities. Mary’s research interests include improving the audit process and auditor education.

Teaching Interests

Auditing; Financial Accounting

Research Interests

Auditor Judgment and Decision Making; Auditing Education

Awards and Honors

2011 Accounting Doctoral Scholar, AICPA
2012 Best Doctoral Student Exhibit, Bentley Summer Research Reception
2014, Faculty Member of the Year, Nominee, Student Government Association


Journal Article(s)

Conference Presentations

Rose, J. M., Parlee, M., Thibodeau, J. C., . (2014). "“Metaphors and Auditor Professional Judgment: Can Metaphors Activate Professionally Skeptical Mindsets?”" Presented at the 2014 Auditing Midyear Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Parlee, M., Rose, J. M., Thibodeau, J. C. (2014). "Metaphors and Auditor Professional Judgment: Can Non-Conscious Primes Activate Professionally Skeptical Mindsets?" Presented at the Deloitte Foundation/University of Kansas's 2014 Auditing Symposium, Lawrence, KS.